1982 Setlist



1982 - Setlist

As far as we know, the 1982 setlist was generally the same from show to show. There were slight variations, notably Drugs was retired and new songs Swamp and Big Business were introduced in the summer part of the tour. Also, they deployed a shortened list that was used at festivals and dates where TH was allotted less time to play.

April/May setlist (Japan):

Tom Tom Club opening act mini-set;
On, On, On, On
L'Elephant
Wordy Rappinghood
Genius Of Love

Talking Heads;
Psycho Killer
Love -> Building on Fire
Cities
Big Blue Plymouth
band intros
Once in a Lifetime
Mind
My Big Hands
Drugs
I Zimbra
Slink
Houses in Motion
What a Day That Was
Life During Wartime
Encore 1: Take Me To The River
Encore 2: Crosseyed and Painless


July setlist (Europe);

Tom Tom Club opening act mini-set;
On, On, On, On
L'Elephant
Under The Boardwalk
Wordy Rappinghood
Genius Of Love

Talking Heads;
Psycho Killer
Love -> Building on Fire
Cities
Big Blue Plymouth
Once in a Lifetime
band intros (moved into Take Me To The River after July 4th) 
Mind
My Big Hands
Big Business
I Zimbra
Swamp
Slink
Houses in Motion
What a Day That Was
Life During Wartime
Encore 1: Take Me To The River
Encore 2: Crosseyed and Painless


August/September setlist (USA):

Psycho Killer
Love -> Building on Fire
Cities
Big Blue Plymouth
Once in a Lifetime
Mind
My Big Hands
Big Business
I Zimbra
Swamp
Slink (moved position, was played after My Big Hands after Aug 15th)
Houses in Motion
What a Day That Was
Life During Wartime
Encore 1: Take Me To The River
Encore 2: Crosseyed and Painless

The setlist was shortened at some shows, at least according to tapes we have...

Wembley, Bologna: cut Love -> Building On Fire
Lyon, Hollywood, Minneapolis, Staten Island, US Festival: cut Crosseyed & Painless
Torhout, Werchter, Montreaux: cut Love -> Building On Fire, and Crosseyed & Painless
Milan: cut Love -> Building On Fire, Big Blue Plymouth, and Crosseyed & Painless
Toronto: cut Love -> Building On Fire, Big Blue Plymouth, Mind, Slink, and Crosseyed & Painless


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